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standalone upgrade from older version to current version osx

I want a standalone upgrade from an older osx (10.7.4) to the current mavericks. There is the free upgrade in the app store which normally would be perfect -- but my internet connection at home is ...
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1answer
363 views

Can I redeem OS X Lion on a Mac different to the intended install location?

I restored my MacBook to factory settings and I bought OS X Lion because my iTunes account never had it. However, I can't activate it because the Mac can't continue unless it has the program ...
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1answer
173 views

Mac App Store Download does not start on fresh installed Lion

I needed to reinstall Mac OS X, so my plan was to format the drive, install OS X Lion (since I have the USB stick here) and then update to Mavericks. Sounds simple, yet I have a problem: The Mavericks ...
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3answers
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View App Store Download Progress (Downloading Maverick) [duplicate]

I'm downloading Mavericks on my Lion, but I don't know how to see the progress. When I go to the purchases tab on the app store, I see a blank button:
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1answer
111 views

Upgrade OS X Lion (10.7.4) to OS X Mountain Lion

I have OS X Lion 10.7.4 and want to upgrade OS X Mountain Lion. What do I have to do for the upgrade? Do I have to backup my system? If yes, which program can I use for the backup? If I have any ...
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2answers
3k views

How to re-download OS X Lion from 10.6.8

I purchased OS X 10.7 lion about two years ago, and installed it on my Mac running 10.6.8. A couple of hours ago I re-formatted my computer and re-installed Mac OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard from the ...
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0answers
120 views

How do I download Mountain Lion on a mac that does not support Mountain Lion?

My own Mac crashed while downloading Mountain Lion and does not boot anymore. Now I want to download Mountain Lion on another Mac, that only runs OS X Lion - and does not support Mountain Lion. My ...
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1answer
121 views

App Store on MacOS Lion doesnt load

Since a while now, I can't use the app store anymore on my MacOS Lion. It just keeps the screen "One Moment Please. Connecting to the iTunes Store.". I tried a couple of things ... rebootet ... ...
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2answers
747 views

Downloading OS X Lion after the release of Mountain Lion

I bought OS X Lion through the App Store long ago and installed it to my Mac Mini (Early 2011) which came with Snow Leopard bundled. The Mac Mini was having some issues so I decided to format and ...
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3answers
265 views

Unable to install Xcode on a freshly-installed OS X Lion

OK, so I own 2 macs : a MacBook Pro (running 10.8 with the latest Xcode on it) an iMac (running 10.6 on one partition - Xcode installed and all - , and 10.7 - just installed - on another partition) ...
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3answers
6k views

How can I hide / remove updates from the Mac App Store?

I installed an app, didn't like it, and then moved it from Applications to the Trash and emptied the trash. Now when I go into the App Store, I am stil being prompted to update the application even ...
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4answers
801 views

Where is the Mac OS X Lion that I purchased?

I bought Lion a year ago, but I downgraded to Snow Leopard because I wanted to play Starcraft, which is not supported on Lion. After Mountain Lion was released, I can no longer find Lion anymore. Does ...
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4answers
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How to re-download Lion from Mountain Lion

I'm currently running Mountain Lion, but I'd like to redownload Lion (to create a bootable install drive). However, when I click the download button in the App Store, I receive a message telling me my ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Mountain Lion Doesn't Download from Store

I just bought Mountain Lion in the App Store and it shows the download link. But after I click it and correctly enter my password it does not continue to download. Nothing happens. It just remains on ...
2
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1answer
723 views

Can't uninstall Mac App Store apps

As of late I can't uninstall any Mac App Store apps once they've been installed. I follow the standard procedure of opening Launchpad, pressing Option ⌥, and clicking on the little x on the top left ...
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7answers
4k views

Can't access apple.com webservers, App Store, nor Software Update

I have a MacBook Pro Early 2011 running Lion 10.7.4 (11E53) I have installed an SSD instead of the optical drive, and encrypted both hard drives with FileVault2. For some time now I noticed I can't ...
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3answers
6k views

Mac App Store - how to check which account was used to buy app

I'm trying to update Growl, however App store says "To update this application, log in with account which was used to buy this application". The thing is that i don't have any other Apple ID. Is it ...
10
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6answers
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Will I still be able to buy and install Lion after Mountain Lion is released?

I own an Early 2008, white MacBook (MB403LL/A) which still has Snow Leopard, 10.6.8, installed. My understanding is Mountain Lion will not support my MacBook. If this turns out to be true then I ...
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1answer
300 views

Lion upgrade from Mac App store seems to have frozen

I am trying to upgrade to Lion from Snow Leopard. After beginning the download/install process from the Mac App store everything seemed normal. However after about 20 minutes my entire MBP is frozen. ...
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2answers
839 views

Stop downloading Lion from the App store

So, I bought a new Mac book Air recently, opened up the AppStore and found "Lion" in the featured updates. I thought that was shown because I was not running lion and clicked on it to upgrade. Later ...
3
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2answers
329 views

Two copies of Lion installed on one computer, now the App Store won't install apps

I have installed Mac OS X an additional HDD. So my MacBook now has two copies of OS X, and I can select which one to boot when it starts – great. The only catch is that, if all my hard drives are ...
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1answer
398 views

If I download OSX Lion from the app-store, is that version linked to my account?

I have downloaded Lion and created a bootable USB flash drive, a colleague wishes to use this. If I give this to my colleague will it be linked to my account or is it account independent? Update: My ...
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Removed Facetime - how to recover?

So I got this weird situation probably because of my own stupidity. But here goes: I am on Lion (10.7.3) and decided to install FaceTime from the App Store. When trying to install the App Store app ...
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1answer
5k views

Cannot reinstall iPhoto from App Store in Lion

My company recently upgraded my laptop to OS X Lion and was pre-installed with iPhoto purchased under a different Apple ID. I have my own purchased version so wanted to update the app, but it asked ...
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2answers
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There was an error in the Mac App Store. Please try again later. (13)

I have big problem. I can' t install any application from the Mac App Store. I have message "There was an error in the App Store. Please try again later. (13)". I'm search for this bug in google. ...
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2answers
7k views

Why can't I browse the internet with Safari, but Chrome is working?

I can't browse to any website using Safari yet Google Chrome is working fine. The Mac App Store also reports that it cannot connect. Running OSX 10.7.2 on a 2011 MacBook Pro.
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1answer
77 views

How to update company's MacBook Pro with OS X Lion?

How a company I work for should update my MacBook Pro to Lion? I have some options but I'm unsure which way to go? Note: volume license is not an option (not that many Macs at my company). Update ...
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2answers
96 views

Using an external boot drive and the app store

I'm trying to setup my MacBook Pro so that I have an internal drive with one OS X installation (Lion) as well as an external installation that boots via an esata card. Everything is working great ...
2
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3answers
476 views

Mac App Store and multiple OS partitions

I recently set up an additional Lion partition in addition to my existing partition for development reasons. I was in the process of installing apps on this new volume through the Mac App Store, when ...
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2answers
268 views

Ooops. How can I re-install the Mac App Store?

I'm running Mac OS X version 10.7.2. There's this app called app-zapper. It helps to remove the library and cache files from apps when you want to get rid of an app by "zapping" it. I needed to shave ...
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4answers
2k views

How can I download the Lion installation file?

I just got my new Macbook Pro 15" - it had OS X Lion pre-installed. Is there a way I can download the OS X Lion ISO (legitimately) so I will be able to have it in case I need to reinstall ? If I ...
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2answers
688 views

Doing a clean install of Lion on a system purchased with Snow Leopard results in iPhoto lost. How to recover?

I am not terribly dependent on iPhoto, but I'd prefer not to purchase it via the App Store, as I already owned the app in Snow Leopard. However, now that I have done a clean install of OS X Lion (did ...
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1answer
150 views

If I buy a Mac that comes with Lion, can I install it on my old Macs too? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does buying a new mac also get you Lion on your Apple ID? If I buy a new Mac with OS X Lion, will I then be able to update my old computers to Lion via the Mac App Store ...
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5answers
2k views

Can't connect to app store after installing VPN software

I started experiencing problems after playing with hotspotshield.com, it may have done something to the core apple connection preferences. I have looked all over the internet and I can't find a ...
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2answers
631 views

Am I supposed to buy Lion twice?

I've formatted my mac, and I've reinstalled Snow Leopard from installation CD. Successively I've accessed to the mac store to download Lion again and install it on top of the fresh Snow Leopard ...
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1answer
664 views

How to increase font size in Mac App Store?

How do you increase the font size in the Mac App Store? I have just gotten a new Apple Cinema Display and I'm getting used to the higher resolution. I like it and don't wish to lower it. I have just ...
4
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2answers
2k views

OS X Lion Server app reinstallation on 2011 Mac Mini Server

I have had purchased for me by my employer a new Mac Mini Server. It came pre-installed with Lion Server (the Server app from the App Store that costs $49.99). Upon opening the App Store, other ...
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1answer
2k views

App Store is insanely slow on Mac OS X Lion

I'm not sure if it is a problem with Lion, but my App Store is insanely slow. I Googled and tried the solutions available online, but none of them work. And I just keep seeing the beach ball. One ...
2
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2answers
454 views

Reinstall Purchased Mac App from AppStore

After fresh install the Mac OS X Lion, when I tried to download again my purchased mac apps with App Store, I found that they are checked as installed. How can I reinstall my paid apps?
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1answer
1k views

Will Lion download from Mac App Store resume if network connection interrupted?

I'm contemplating downloading it but I'm in an area prone to connectivity outages. Or does it install a pre-loader which then downloads the actual disk image (which I can curl)?
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3answers
5k views

How can I force the Mac app store to re-install an application?

For some reason, I cannot convince the app store that an application (Xcode, in this case) is not installed. I have deleted /Developer (which only contained an old, busted Xcode 3.2.3) and tried to ...
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5answers
2k views

How to purchase Lion OS without going to Mac App Store?

I would like to purchase Lion, but the Mac App Store requires a credit card, and I don't have one. Are there any other options which don't require a credit card?
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2answers
1k views

Xcode 4.1 not downloading - Lion

I am trying to download Xcode 4.1 from the Mac App Store (I am on Lion, and I have Xcode 3 installed). The problem is that the download bar barely moved, and after being stuck there for an hour it ...
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3answers
1k views

Xcode 4 post installation problem

I have successfully installed Xcode 4.1 from Mac AppStore on Lion, and restarted the machine to be sure that everything will run correctly, everything is ok up to this point. however, when I open ...
2
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3answers
166 views

Will Lion updates be included in the App Store download?

I would want to download Lion before I start clearing my system for a fresh install, but would the fixes released in the next few weeks be included in the download?
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4answers
6k views

Can i change the default Mac App Store install folder?

I prefer to have all applications installed per-user, to ~/Applications/ rather than globally. The default location for apps installed from the Mac App Store is the global applications folder located ...
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3answers
1k views

How to buy multiple Lion licenses from the Mac App Store?

I need to install Mac OS X 10.7 Lion on about 10 company workstations. If those were my personal computers, I could simply buy one license and then log into the Mac App Store on each workstation to ...
2
votes
4answers
281 views

How to move Lion installer to another Mac?

I installed Lion on my MacBook Pro. Worked great. Now I want to install it on my iMac, I don't want to re-download it from the App Store because it's a 3.5GB download and I have to pay for all my ...
3
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4answers
32k views

How can I fix an Install Failed error while installing Lion?

I downloaded the new OS X Lion from the App store. I am running the latest Snow Leopard on my 2010 15" Macbook Pro. During the download, it somehow stopped while I was away from the keyboard. When I ...
4
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1answer
489 views

Does the Lion App Store have a debug menu?

I like using the debug menu on the Snow Leopard App Store app by enabling it with defaults write com.apple.appstore ShowDebugMenu -bool true Does the same toggle work on the Lion version of the ...